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Hong Kong Confirms New Regulatory Licensing Regime for Virtual Asset Exchanges

The Hong Kong government has issued its widely anticipated consultation conclusions on a new framework to regulate virtual asset exchanges. By Simon Hawkins and Kenneth Y.F. Hui On 21 May 2021, the Hong Kong Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau (FSTB) issued its consultation conclusions (Conclusions) on the introduction of a new regulatory framework in Hong Kong … Continue Reading

Hong Kong Fintech Week 2020: SFC Announces New Crypto Regulatory Regime for Virtual Asset Exchanges

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission introduces new licensing regime to regulate previously unregulated markets and restates expectations regarding security token offerings. By Simon Hawkins, Kieran Donovan, and Kenneth Y.F. Hui The second day of Hong Kong Fintech Week again brought together regulators and market participants from across the fintech industry for a range of … Continue Reading
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